Category Archives: Blog post

A Review of New Bank Climate Commitments ahead of UN Climate Change Conference

With less than two weeks until the start of the Glasgow Climate Talks, Stop the Money Pipeline is preparing to turn up the heat on banks during the youth-led October 29th Fossil Free Future day of action. Though the banks will never admit it, years of pressure has pushed a number of major Canadian and […]

Expectations for President Biden’s Climate-Related Financial Risk Strategy

Today, dozens of organizations with Stop the Money Pipeline Coalition and aligned partners sent this letter to the Biden Administration, outlining our expectations for Section 2 of the Executive Order on Climate-Related Financial Risk published in May 2021. The climate-finance executive order from the administration is quite broad and could have big implications for a wide […]

Squad grills US bank CEOs on climate & environmental justice

On Thursday, May 28, 2021 at the House Financial Services Committee, the top US bank CEOs faced heated questions on climate and racial justice from Reps. Alexandria Ocasio Cortez, Ayanna Pressley, Rashida Tlaib, and Chuy Garcia. Ahead of the briefing, Stop the Money Pipeline, Action Center on Race & the Economy and others held a press briefing […]

“Defund Line 3 Flow Free” by The Peace Poets

Music by The Peace Poets @thepeacepoets Find more at MovementMusic.org Art by: Isaac Murdoch @bomgiizhik Crystal Clarity @msclarity83 Jan Burger @paperhandpuppet Dio Cramer @dioishh Kill Joy Mall @kill.joy.mall To download this and other songs, lyrics song sheet and download the art designs go to DEFUND LINE 3 ART KIT: bit.ly/line3artkit

Global day of action targets banks funding Line 3 pipeline

SAN FRANCISCO – Beginning Thursday May 6 5:00pm PDT, Stop the Money Pipeline is organizing a #DefundLine3 Global Day of Action (May 7) with protests at bank branches in Japan, Switzerland, Sierra Leone, Costa Rica, the UK, Holland, France and Canada, as well as about 50 cities in the U.S. The actions aim to pressure […]

Join the #DefundLine3 day of action on May 7th

Since the #DefundLine3 campaign launched in February, bank executives have received more than 700,000 emails, 7,000 calendar invites and 3,000 phone calls, demanding that they stop funding Line 3. There have been protests at bank branches in 16 states. Collectively, we’ve raised more than $70,000 for those on the frontlines. Now, we’re pulling all of that […]

Canadian Energy Regulator Approves Trans Mountain’s Request to Keep Insurers’ Identities Secret

Coalition Denounces Decision, Pledges to Ramp Up Pressure on Remaining Insurers to Cut Ties with Trans Mountain “A project which can only be insured secretly has lost its social license to operate.” April 29, 2021 – Today, the Canada Energy Regulator (CER) approved Trans Mountain’s request to hide the names of the companies providing insurance […]

New Treasury Climate Counselor Must Act Immediately to Address Climate Financial Risk

Today, members of the Stop the Money Pipeline coalition reacted to the news of John E. Morton’s appointment to serve as Climate Counselor to Secretary Janet Yellen and to lead the Treasury Department’s new Climate Hub by emphasizing the urgency with which Morton and all financial regulators must act to address the systemic risk of […]